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6 Business Lessons Learned

6 Business Lessons Learned from Working with World-Leading Restaurant & Hospitality Brands 

Expert insight on tactical, actionable ways food service, hotels and other hospitality businesses can create smarter, safer, socially responsible kitchens that increase efficiency, productivity and profits

Accidents in commercial kitchens are an all-too-common occurrence, with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting nearly 200,000 food service industry injuries...
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Riviana Foods Expands

Riviana Foods Expands Ready To Serve Rice Plant In Memphis

Riviana Foods Inc. recently announced that it is doubling the production capacity for its microwaveable rice products under the Minute® rice brand. Headquartered in Houston, TX, Riviana is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ebro Foods, S.A., a leading Spanish food company. The ready to serve rice plant, constructed in...
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Ventura Foods Promotes John Buckles to New COO Role

Experienced leader will drive strategic integration as company continues aggressive growth trajectory

Ventura Foods has promoted John D. Buckles to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective the first of this month. In his new role, Buckles will lead an integrated commercial and operations function for the leading global manufacturer of custom and...
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Sysco Names Brian Todd Senior Vice President, Merchandising, Effective in August

Bill Day, Executive Vice President, Merchandising and Shared Business Services, to Retire Sysco Corporation announced today that Brian Todd has been named senior vice president, merchandising, effective Aug. 1, 2017, following Bill Day’s decision to retire. Day will remain in his current position through July 31, 2017, and work closely with Todd and Sysco’s senior executive team to ensure an orderly...
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